(Tonino) Cosola was born in Matera on April 14th 1949. He worked
for a factory, "Ferrosud", in Matera, and actually he
is on retire.
His rural origins and the passion for his town together with his
exceptional abilities in carving wood and working iron, drove him
to recover and reveal the knowledge of the traditional tools used
by peasants at work; The miniature reproductions of some of the
most beautiful and particular old agricultural implements and the
reproductions of stamps are the result of an accurate research work
and historical reconstructions.